Join Us For Educational Leadership Conference; October 16-18, 2020, in Milwaukee, WI


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Attendee News

  • March 9: Abstract Submission Open Call



    The submitted abstracts (poster and platform) and educational sessions will be blindly reviewed by 3-5 individuals. Reviews will occur April 17 - May 8. The ELC committee will review the scores and notifications of acceptance or denial will be sent to all submitters on May 29. *Please note that all proposals and abstracts should be devoid of any promotional content. Moreover, if you have presented this same topic at ELC before there should be a substantive update to the content.

    Click here for the Author Guidelines

    Click here for the Submission Portal

  • Celebration of Diversity Event- Saturday, October 17, 2020 - Save the Date

  • Registration Opens June 1, 2020

  • ELC - COVID-19

    We are closely monitoring the evolution of the COVID-19 situation. There are not presently any alterations in our plans for ELC 2020, however we will communicate further as the situation evolves.


Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

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Exhibitor Registration Opening June 1, 2020 with general ELC registration

Becoming an ELC sponsor signifies you are committed to developing your brand recognition to over 1000 physical therapy educators and practitioners! ELC is a joint conference presented by the Academy of Physical Therapy Education and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy.

ELC sponsorships have been designed to help you reach your marketing goals among this wide range of physical therapy leaders in education. We are committed to providing you with the greatest opportunity for face-to-face interaction through proven brand integration opportunities.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

  • Exhibitor Setup:
    • Thursday, October 15 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    • Friday, October 16 6:00 am-6:45 am
  • Show Hours:
    • Friday, October 16
      • 7:00 am-8:00 am – Attendee Breakfast with Exhibitors
      • 10:00 am-10:30 am – AM Break with Exhibitors
      • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm – Attendees on Own for Lunch
      • 3:00 pm-3:30 pm – PM Break with Exhibitors   
      • 6:30 pm-8:00 pm – Reception with Attendees
    • Saturday, October 17
      • 7:00 am-8:00 am – Attendee Breakfast with Exhibitors
      • 10:00 am-10:30 am – AM Break with Exhibitors
      • 12:00 pm-1:15 pm – Attendee Lite Lunch with Exhibitors
  • Dismantle:
    • Saturday, October 17   1:15 pm-3:00 pm

Contact the ELC Exhibit Coordinator: Jamil Tadlaoui for unique opportunities:

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Conference Venue

Booking Code: ELC2020 - EDUCATIONAL

Experience impeccable service at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. A historic hotel in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, on Wisconsin Avenue. The hotel is connected by an indoor skywalk to the city's convention center, Wisconsin Center, where the conference will be held. Attendees are minutes from Historic Third Ward, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Harley Davidson Museum, and many other downtown attractions.

Book Early Here!


509 W. Wisconsin Avenue | Milwaukee, WI 53203 | ph: (414) 271-7250

Room Block Rate: $189 per night plus tax. Reservation must be booked by September 22, 2020.

To assist in keeping our ELC 2020 registration cost at the same low price as last year, we ask you to book at our host hotel: Hilton Milwaukee City Center. A part of the room rate will go to cover the rental of the Wisconsin Convention Center. We appreciate your help to keep our cost low for all our attendees. If you are unable to book our special discounted rate, please contact Sherry Battle or Jamil Tadlaoui to assist.


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